Air Pollution

Company disputes complaint over refinery by national park

Aug 9, 2018

The company planning to build an oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota is asking state regulators to dismiss a complaint filed over the site.

Poles want coal jobs protected amid green energy shift

Aug 9, 2018

Polish trade union leaders and government officials are calling for nations to protect industrial jobs as they move to greener sources of energy

Suzuki, Mazda, Yamaha admit using fake vehicle emission data

Aug 9, 2018

Suzuki, Mazda and Yamaha admit using falsified emissions data to inspect their new vehicles in a product quality scandal in Japan's auto industry

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Aug 8, 2018

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad

Solar cookout aims to woo traditional chefs, cut carbon

Aug 7, 2018

Solar cooker bash aims to win over finicky Chinese chefs, vanquish sooty mainstays

The Latest: EU: Wildfires show impact of climate change

Aug 6, 2018

A European Union official says the dozens of forest fires in Sweden this summer "have highlighted once again the impact of climate change."

'Hazardous' smoky air shuts Yosemite in peak tourist season

Aug 4, 2018

Yosemite National Park closes 12 days due to 'hazardous' smoke from California wildfires and will reopen Monday if conditions are safe

The Latest: Trump administration proposes mileage rollback

Aug 3, 2018

The Trump administration has proposed weakening Obama-era mileage standards designed to make cars more fuel-efficient

Trump proposes car-mileage rollback; states sue in protest

Aug 3, 2018

The Trump administration is proposing to roll back Obama-era mileage standards that are designed to make cars more fuel efficient and reduce pollution

Spending on future tech eats into BMW profits

Aug 2, 2018

Luxury carmaker BMW says that net profit fell 6 percent in the second quarter as the company spent billions on developing new technologies for electric, autonomous and digitally connected automobiles


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